WoRMS taxon details

Plumarella echinata Cairns, 2011

574239  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:574239)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Cairns, S.D., 2011. A revision of the Primnoidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 634., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.634 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Type locality contained in Aleutian Islands  
type locality contained in Aleutian Islands [details]
Etymology Named echinatus (Latin for spiny) because not only are the marginal scales spinose, but the marginal spines also bear...  
Etymology Named echinatus (Latin for spiny) because not only are the marginal scales spinose, but the marginal spines also bear smaller spines. [details]
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2018). World List of Octocorallia. Plumarella echinata Cairns, 2011. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=574239 on 2018-05-22
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2011-06-17 14:12:48Z
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original description Cairns, S.D., 2011. A revision of the Primnoidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 634., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.634 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Etymology Named echinatus (Latin for spiny) because not only are the marginal scales spinose, but the marginal spines also bear smaller spines. [details]